The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

“Hint: Don’t tell your kids that they are. More than three decades of research shows that a focus on effort
—not on intelligence or ability—is key to success in school and in life.”

A continuation of my previously highlighted article about Praising kids and achievement in school and in life. This from an article in Scientific American: Mind.

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One response to this post.

  1. hmmm…I tell my kids they are smart all the time! 😉 And they are!

    It’s possible to go overboard with the whole thing.

    Maybe I’ll start giving them some really difficult algebra to solve…to throw them off and trick them into feeling less smart! 🙂

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